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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Detects multiple vulnerabilities in PostNuke <= 0.760 RC4a
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to several
The remote host is running PostNuke version 0.760 RC4a or older.
These versions suffer from several vulnerabilities, among them :
- Multiple Remote Code Injection Vulnerabilities
A possible hacker can read arbitrary files on the remote and
possibly inject arbitrary PHP code remotely.
- SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
Weaknesses in the 'Xanthia' and 'Messages' modules permit
attackers to affect database queries, possibly resulting
in the disclosure of sensitive information such as user
passwords and even execution of arbitrary PHP code on
the remote host.
- Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
A possible hacker can inject arbitrary script code into the
browser of users leading to disclosure of session
cookies, redirection to other sites, etc.
- Multiple Path Disclosure Vulnerabilities
A possible hacker can discover details about the underlying
installation directory structure by calling various
include scripts directly.
See also :
Apply the security fix package referenced in the article above to
upgrade to PostNuke version 0.750.0b.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
Networks Security ID: 13706, 13789
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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